Name: Henrietta

Origin and Meaning of the Name Henrietta

  • Meaning:
    Home ruler
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (hen ree EH tah); (HEN ree e tah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Henrietta

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An English feminization of Henry.

    Henrietta first came to be used in English after Henriette Marie married the English King Charles I. The Queen came to be known as Henrietta Marie amongst her subjects, however the name Henrietta was not used often in England until the mid Victorian period.

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